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This episode is set 35,000 years ago and depicts Homo sapiens's encounter with Homo neanderthalensis. As the ice caps retreated, the Neanderthal stronghold in Europe weakened, providing a window of opportunity to which modern humans owe their existence.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 30 Jun 2011 20:00


Role Contributor
NarratorGeraldine James
ByanaRebecca Scroggs
KalayRay Fearon
JalaGary Carr
MordaJimmy Akingbola
TetahMatthew Rook
GeronSean Francis
GoraJustin Strydom
Interviewed GuestChris Stringer
Interviewed GuestJohn Shea
Interviewed GuestSacha Jones
Interviewed GuestMatt Ridley
WriterColin Swash
ProducerJennifer McAulfield
Executive ProducerAilsa Orr
Executive ProducerMichael Mosley
DirectorDavid Stewart